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The Digital Shift: Mobile Devices in Education Postponed

The Digital Shift: Mobile Devices in Education previously scheduled for June 14 from noon to 1 p.m. in 543 Kayser Hall has been postponed. Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) will reschedule the session for another date and notify the campus community. We apologize for any inconvenience this rescheduling may cause.

If you have any questions, please call the Teaching and Technology Center at 402.554.2024.

This Weekend

Letras Y Voces Reading June 15

Writer's Workshop and El Museo Latino present the Letras Y Voces readers for June:

Ramon Guerra of the UNO English department, and

Chuck Trimble, journalist, Lakota elder, author of Iyeska.

The public is encouraged to attend on Saturday, June 15, from 1-2 p.m. at El Museo Latino, located at 4701 S 25th St, Omaha.

For more information, view this flier.

Please contact Lisa Sandlin, Writer's Workshop, 505.603.8860 or Magdalena Garcia, 402.731.1137 with questions.

This Weekend

UNO Hosting Wheelchair Basketball Camp

UNO will be hosting the U.S. Men's National Wheelchair Basketball Camp June 13-15 at the HPER Building in its preparation for the American Games held in Bogota, Columbia, August 2-12.

UNO's own Mike Kult, assistant director of Campus Recreation and team leader for the head coach, was featured in the Omaha World-Herald. To read the article, click here.

The practice on Saturday night from 7-9 p.m. will be open to the public for anyone who would like to see some of the nation's finest wheelchair basketball athletes.

Summer in Omaha

Summer in Omaha

College World Series

The College World Series (CWS) returns to Omaha this weekend with eight teams vying for the number one spot in college baseball. Games begin Saturday, June 15, at TD Ameritrade Park. For more information about the CWS, please check out its website.

Aksarben Village

Stop by Stinson Park for this fundraiser - the Second Annual Fashion Show benefiting Angels Among Us sponsored by Fit For A Princess. This event is June 15 beginning at at 11 a.m.

Bluehouse & the Rent to Own Horns Concert. Bring your lawn chair and/or blanket and pick a spot on the beautiful grass in Stinson Park at Aksarben Village. Enjoy music by the Bluehouse & Rent to Own Horns, food, drinks and fun all evening! This event is June 15 beginning at 7 p.m.

Midtown Crossing

Idle time is prime time when car enthusiasts show and shine at Midtown Crossing's Car Show. Meet up with friends. Bring the kids. Check out some of the area's most fabulous rides: vintage cars and trucks, project cars, hot rods and more at Midtown Crossing's Car Show Sunday, June 16, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit Midtown Crossing's event calendar.

Omaha yoga lovers are kicking off their shoes for the third season of Yoga Rocks the Park. The popular event kicks off each Sunday in Midtown Crossing's Turner Park. For more information, visit Midtown Crossing's event calendar.


Mav Mania in the UNO Bookstore June 18

Mav Mania, formerly Milo Bail Day, is back for a special summer savings deal on Tuesday, June 18, beginning at 10 a.m. Get a limited edition UNO t-shirt in red, white and blue for only $8 (plus tax, while supplies last), enter our prize raffle for a UNO Bookstore gift card and get a free bag of freshly popped popcorn.

Questions? Contact Jodi Cramer jlcramer@unomaha.edu.


UNO Web Content Management System (CMS) Survey Now Available

Faculty and staff were invited to attend the CMS vendor forums featuring Hannon Hill on Wednesday, June 5, and OmniUpdate on Friday, June 7.

If you were in attendance for one or both of the vendor forums, please take a few minutes to complete the UNO Website CMS Survey. The survey will help inform the university of your perceptions of the demonstrations and which system will work best for your area:

Content Management System Survey

These two CMS vendor candidates were selected based upon their responses to UNO's request for information (RFI) and the systems and services they offer. Ultimately, one vendor will be selected for future use by UNO. Be sure to watch eNotes for details on the upcoming hands-on sessions with the two CMS candidates.

This survey will close on Wednesday, June 19.

For questions, please email unomarketing@unomaha.edu.

Please note:

On the first page of the survey, you will see the following question:

I attended the demonstration for:

( ) Hannon Hill (Wednesday, June 5)

( ) OmniUpdate (Friday, June 7)

If you attended both demonstrations, please select one initial answer. You will be prompted to provide input on the other demonstration after you complete the initial survey.

By separating the survey in this manner, it allows us to segregate responses for each forum.


Classroom Response System (Clickers) Survey

In order to improve instructional technology training and development opportunities for UNO faculty and staff, The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API), a division of Information Services (IS), periodically asks for campus feedback. In order to gauge the use of Classroom Response Systems (clickers) at UNO, we are currently asking faculty and staff for their participation in a short 'Clicker' survey.

The survey will be open for responses until July 1.

We greatly appreciate your participation and thank you for your time. If you have any questions about the survey or Clickers, please contact API at 402 554-4357.


Support UNO and 'Show the O' on Your Summer Travels

The worldwide UNO alumni network is on the move. Celebrate the Alumni Association's 100th anniversary and Show the O by displaying an O flag or banner where you live or travel.

If you would like to be a part of Show the O, visit http://showtheo.com/


Special Offer for TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby and Fireworks Tickets

On Wednesday, July 3, TD Ameritrade will host the annual College Home Run Derby, followed by the 29th Annual Omaha World-Herald Fireworks.

A promotional code has been provided for UNO students, faculty and staff, for tickets to the event for just $5 (youth and adults). Tickets are regularly priced $8 for youth and $12 for adults.

The Home Run Derby will feature the nation's premier power hitters, and fireworks will follow the derby.

For more information on this promotional code and how to get your tickets, view this flier.


Hosting Visitors on Campus?

Is your department, college or organization hosting visitors on campus, including conferences or meetings? The Office of University Communications would love to hear about it!

To help us promote your event through enotes, social media and news releases, please contact our office in advance at ucomm@unomaha.edu.


Have an Item to Submit to eNotes?

UNO eNotes is the daily electronic news source for the campus community. eNotes is published by the Office of University Communications, 113 Eppley Administration Building. Stephanie Montgomery, digital communications assistant, is the editor.

Faculty, staff and students who would like to submit potential eNotes items for publication can e-mail them directly to enotes@unomaha.edu.

A listing of submission guidelines can be found by visiting this link.